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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – La Poundriere, Belfort: Photos / Review

“Avec Spencer, c’est désormais un enfer sonore et glacial – les lumières bleues plantent le décor – qui s’ouvre devant la foule belfortaine. Le dandy de 55 ans est là avec sa nouvelle horde, ses HITmakers! Parmi ces quatre cavaliers … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – La Coopérative de Mai: Review

“Une violence dont il faut louer le son, de guitare, celui toujours assez imparable de monsieur Spencer. D’une intensité, d’une densité maximale. Tout au-dessus de 100 DB et en-avant !” Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – La Coopérative de Mai, … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer & the HIT Makers – Roots & Roses Festival 2019: Review / Photos

“Vaste klant Jon Spencer neemt je met zijn Hitmakers met de vingers in de neus en op één been mee in een pure energietrip mee en laat je niet meer los.” Photo Credit: Ludovic Vandenweghe Review: http://www.musiczine.net/nl/festivalreviews/item/74234-roots-roses-festival-2019-alweer-een-schot-in-de-roos Photos: http://www.musiczine.net/nl/foto-s/festival/roots-and-roses-01-05-2019/john-spencer-the-hitmakers-01-05-2019

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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – Subbeerni Centar, Belgrade: Photos / Review

“…jer su u osnovi njegovog zvuka teški ritmovi koje Bob Bert, nalik kakvom zalutalom Frankenštajnovom monstrumu skrivenom iza tamnih naočara, proizvodi udarajući čekićima po udaraljkama sastavljenim od delova skupljenih na smetlištu. Dok su udarci čekića po kanti za smeće vodili … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer & The Hitmakers – The Echo: Review

“At this point, it was all making sense and the music acted like an unstoppable machine led a tireless man hammering his ‘hits’ with the swag of decades of rock ‘n’ roll while recycling about everything deep down in this … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – Rough Trade NYC: Review

“When you watch him perform, it’s hard to imagine Mr. Spencer is past the half-century mark — he’s rock-star lean with a thick shock of dark hair (the obsidian gleam is sweat — the man runs on all eight cylinders). … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – Spencer Sings The Hits: Reviews

“Il diavolo non gioca mai da solo, ma quel demonio di Jon Spencer” LINK: https://www.rockol.it/recensioni-musicali/album/8390/jon-spencer-spencer-sings-the-hits “De drums leggen in Ghost een galop ritme neer waar Jon zijn hoekige gitaarriffs tegenaan smijt, bijgestaan door de dreigende gierende synthesizer, die alle kanten … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – Stylus, Leeds: Photos / Review

“Jon Spencer would be enough to entice me but with the added bonus of the Melvins headlining (a separate feature coming for that very soon), it was just way too much cool for me to turn down! I filled up … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – The Waterfront, Norwich: Review / Set List

“The night downstairs opened in phenomenal style with Jon Spencer (and the Hitmakers), known to most from the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. This was trashy garage rock and roll at its best. Literally, because as well as a drummer there … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN: Photos / Review

“The garage rocker kicks things off with their first single Do the Trash Can. There is a reason they kicked off with this song. IT ROCKS! From the swinging drum intro to the buzzy guitar riff, the song is a … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – High Noon Saloon, Madison, WI: Review

“Spencer also included a couple of JSBX songs in the set, including “Dang” and “Shirt Jac,” the video links from the High Noon show at the end of this post, plus Heavy Trash’s “The Loveless” and Pussy Galore’s “Pretty Fuck … Continue reading

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Boss Hog – Sala 0, Madrid: Photos / Review

“Tampoco ha perdido un ápice de fuerza cuando atacaba los temas, con momentos de fiereza y tambien de sosegada pausa, éstos últimos menos numerosos.” Boss Hog – Sala 0 (Son Estrella Galicia), Madrid, Spain (14 June 2018). Link: https://www.rockandrollarmy.com/magazine/2018/06/19/boss-hog-madrid-sala-0-14-6-18/

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Boss Hog – Club Helsinki, Hudson: Photos / Review

“Thirty-odd years after her debut Martinez remains a riveting stage presence, and like Iggy Pop she simply abhors any separation between band and audience. When Boss Hog’s opening number “Devious Motherfucker” failed to fill the dancefloor directly in front of … Continue reading

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“…escupiendo esa suerte de: punk, funk y blues.”

“La base rítmica, liderada por la excelente baterista –que además canta– Hollis Queens, es endemoniada y los arreglos de teclado de Mickey Finn son inmejorables.” – Muzikalia Review from the Boss Hog show at Sala 0 (Son Estrella Galicia), Madrid, … Continue reading

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“Boss Hog, rock and roll actitud”

“Blues, distorsión y rock & roll sin tregua que muchos esperaban con palpable expectación.” Review from the Boss Hog show at Sala 0 (Son Estrella Galicia), Madrid, Spain on 14 June 2018. Review: https://estrellagalicia.es/son/2018/06/18/boss-hog-rock-and-roll-actitud/ Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sonestrellagalicia/albums/72157670137401458

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” ¿Actitud? Toda la esperable y más.”

“Las expectativas eran altas para el grueso de los presentes, que siguen ubicando el proyecto de Spencer y Cristina en ese compartimento íntimo en el que uno guarda el relicario del rock creíble que sobrevive por el mundo. ¿Actitud? Toda … Continue reading

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Boss Hog – Rock and Roll Hotel, Washington, DC: Photos

“Boss Hog still feels vital, even after all these years. The band have re-emerged, climbed back in the car, and slammed their foot on the accelerator.” ConcertAddicts.com have just posted a review and photo gallery from the Boss Hog, Escape-Ism … Continue reading

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Boss Hog – Brood X: News Feature / Reviews

“Brood X feels less like the work of a group who’ve been on ice for so long, more a slithering and sludgy monster of an album, a boiling pot of hot funk keys, growling punk attack, searing blues breaks and … Continue reading

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Boss Hog – Brood X: Review

“This is a band that has the dirt and noise of their city ingrained in their fingernails; the songs reflect the pulse, danger and clamour of it perfectly.” LouderThanWar.com have just published a review of Boss Hog – Brood X. … Continue reading

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“Boss Hog Turn Up The Heat At The Hackney Oslo”

“Noise-core aficionados of all ages were in attendance, reflecting the extraordinary longevity of a band that’s been bursting eardrums and ripping up stages since 1989.” Photo Credit: Sam Wells Review: http://www.mattcatchpole.com/live-review-nyc-noise-merchants-boss-hog-rock-the-hackney-oslo/

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